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-winning pop star appears in court. chris brown is charged with beating a maryland man outside a hotel. it's not his first violent attack. rochelle richie was in the courtroom for brown's arraignment tonight and has details on the charges. >> reporter: that's right, vic, it seems trouble finds chris brown wherever he does. a felony charge was reduced to a misdemeanor simple assault for he and his bodyguard. both men entered a not guilty plea. ♪ turn up the music, because the song just came on ♪ turn up the music if you can't turn it down ♪ >> reporter: he's a grammy- award winner who has topped the charts across the country as a pop sensation. but monday chris brown found himself off the stage and in front of a judge after being charged with simple assault in d.c. chris brown's troubles started here at hotel washington just a few yards from the white house. according to police reports, he punched a man in the face after he tried to take a picture with him. brown guarded by law enforcement and bodyguards raises a peace sign to the crowd as he left the courtroom leaving his attorney to
for now. >> and of course, you can see the game, against the browns, sunday afternoon, at 4:15, live here on wjz. >>> well, still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. spying on our ally. >> new eavesdropping allegations against the united states. how the president is responding. >>> after being damaged in hurricane sandy today, historic ellis island reopened to the public. but one thing they won't see is nearly a million of its artifacts. why they're still being stored here in maryland. >>> i'm mary bubala. science and technology is taking off for city middle school students. we'll show you the action coming up. >>> look at that picture right there. pleasant evening in our area weatherwise. will rain ruin halloween trick- or-treating? let's hope not. the answer in your first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's been a partly cloudy day. 57 degrees. the complete first warning forecast is coming up. one year after being severely damaged today, parts of ellis island reopened to the public. but it is still without nearly a million of its artifacts. they're here, nearly a
qualifies for bankruptcy protection. jeffrey brown gets the latest. >> brown: the day started with testimony from kevyn orr, the city's emergency manager. then for three hours, michigan governor rick snyder, who appointed orr, took the stand. it's the first time in modern state history a governor testified in court, and he faced a series of questions from the unions and retirees about whether the state and the city really did all they could do to avoid moving into bankruptcy. christy mcdonald of detroit public television was in the courtroom today, and joins me now. welcome to you. but first remind us briefly the issue in this trial is whether the city can go ahead with its bankruptcy process, right? >> right. it has to prove that it's insolvent and that's what they are seek for bankruptcy protection right now. but what the opposition wants to know is did detroit actually negotiate in good faith before they filed for bankruptcy. >> brown: all right, so today you heard from governor rick snyder, what were the lawyers opposing him arguing and what was his response? >> well, jeffrey, it was far
. the sox beat the st. louis cardinals last night, to take the title in six games. jeffrey brown will have more on the red sox's victory later in the program. also ahead on the "newshour": outrage over the n.s.a. tapping into servers for google and yahoo, plus spying on asia; dismantling syria's chemical weapons program; the recent wave of violence in iraq; senator susan collins on the future of the republican party and abraham lincoln's foreign policy. >> ifill: newly published information leaked by former nsa contractor edward snowden is reinforcing the notion that u.s. spying spreads wide and goes deep. the latest bombshell, partly denied by the obama administration, appears in the "washington post." it says u.s. intelligence agencies have gained access to hundreds of millions of google and yahoo user accounts by secretly tapping into company data centers. late today, six top tech companies-- yahoo, google, aol, apple, microsoft and facebook-- sent a letter to congress, calling for enhanced privacy protections. barton gellman broke the story for "the washington post." welcome, bart gell
see the game against the browns sunday afternoon. starts at 4:15, live here on wjz. >>> still ahead on eyewitness news at 5:00. >>> wild weather strikes england. a look at the damage coming up. >>> plus, getting out of jail. who conrad murray ran into after being released early. details just ahead. >>> learning fly. students. an inside look next. >>> sunny and clear out there today. it's going to get warmer just in time for halloween. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast with bob coming up. avo: at volkswagen we believe everyone deserves a better car. and now, during the "sign then drive" sales event, you're closer to yours than ever. like the turbocharged tiguan the midsize passat or the 34 highway mpg jetta. and every new 2014 volkswagen comes with no-charge scheduled maintenance... ...all for practically just your signature. the "sign then drive" sales event is back. ...and it's never been easier to get a new volkswagen. get zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first month's payment on any new 2014 volkswagen. hurry, this offer ends october 31st
that goal fox news. these terms of the brown bag and citizen ninety percent of americans of the cube expression brown bag think of taking a nice healthy lunch we had on a brown paper bag to work with themselves. let the court considered the land these words are an obvious reminder of the days when a person's skin color was compared to a brown paper bag to determine race off anymore even remotely two listed races and needs to be banned between the giver of the warm blanket because the keys of native americans deceased or blankets to kill them on in the block to live with beans lead actor in that work to remember the separate drinking fountains segregated buses based on race in america. yeah so we can see those words anymore either or we might just possibly remember something at which could lead to the ultimate horror of the modern western world and pleasant thoughts we see a lot of western countries the term citizen becoming offensive because it makes resident foreigners legal or illegal feel like second class people will compare the actual citizens legally kind of art. if you are afr
. >> reporter: the four escaped convicts are dillon ray, three irons, tuwynn brown, thomas wesley johnson and tristan sws cheatle. they had been convicted of burglary and other charges but together they devised a plan. pretty crafty? >> they are. >> very early sunday morning the four men were in a shower area of their cell. they climbed up through a trap door above the shower head into a small area that houses the plumbing pipes. from there they were able to work their way about 30 feet through the plumbing crawl space, break through a concrete wall into a utility room that led out of the jail. >> this opening is 12 inches 15 inches? >> pretty close. i haven't been up there. they say it's tight. >> the breakout follows the high profile case a week and a half ago of two convicted killers serving life sentences in a florida prison who simply walked out using fake documents. they were captured by federal marshalls a short time later, but the incident has authorities reviewing the protocols for florida's prison system. and now in oklahoma they'll be doing the same thing. but in the meantime,
and only speaks vietnamese and last seen wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt. >> if you are concerned about gang violence, voice your opinion and ask questions tonight. this is the second in a series of scheduled meetings by the task force to get community input as part of a two-year plan to curb an violence. san jose is spending $4.6 million this year on gang prevention. the meeting is held from 6:00 to 8:30 at the community center. >> today, one of the largest unions will vote on whether to hold a strike. the sacramento bee reports officials with the local union say they are pressing for changes to policies that waste public money and american public health at risk. the union represents 22,000 uc hospital employees. the university says the union concerns are a smokescreen to hide the real agenda which is to cut back on pension changes that other unions have already accepted. >> and time to cut back on the winds that woke we up early. >> if it is early for us, it was really early. it was a noisy evening with a lot of twigs down to my yard. the exploritorium camera shows the next 12 hours,
to the viewers. chris brown, who obviously has been involved in another brawl over the weekend has been sent to rehab or gone voluntarily. his statement from his rep says chris brown has elected to enter a rehab facility. his goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and continue the pursuit of his life and his career into a healthier vantage point. >> he's all about the vantaged life. i was at the same hotel this year. we were playing the same city at the same night and staying in the same hotel and i remember the woman taking me up to the room and she's like i figured you celebrities would want to be on the same floor. i didn't want to be on the same floor. i'm like why did you put me on this floor? you know, it was non-stop -- i like weed but the smell -- you know. and the noise and the people coming and going and like please move me to any other room, any other floor. i don't hold that against him. >> when you get caught in brawls and put yourself in rehab to get over it. >> this week there were two stories in the week that had to do with race. julian house -- >> she blacked her fa
became the chairman of my citizens committee. you know ken clark? brown v. board of education? that ken clark. so we won. we prevailed. and i served one year, and then i got reapportioned out of my seat. [laughter] but by then i was openlessly hooked on public service -- hopelessly hooked on public service. there was really nothing i wanted to do but that. so i was the, the next year i was a delegate to the constitutional convention, and then in 1977 percy said he was going to run for mayor. and, you know, this is -- black folks didn't run for mayor. so it took me about 30 seconds to say, well, what about borough president? percy was then the borough president of manhattan. he said you ought to run for that, and so i did. i ran three times before i succeeded. people used to say to me what do you do? and i'd say i run for borough president. [laughter] i would have been perfectly happy to remain borough president for life. when the late bill lynch who was my chief of staff came to me with some other politically-active new yorkers and convinced me that i had a chance to defeat ed koch in a
of shoplifting because of their race. the latest accusation involves actor rob brown who said he was racially profiled and accused of using a fake credit card while purchasing an expensive watch at the flagship store in manhattan. brown was detained and handcuffed for an hour at macy's. the company released a statement claiming its store personnel were not involved. >> star ledger new jersey governor chris christie is getting a boost from former basketball star shaquille o'neal. he appears in a 30 second commercial explaining his support for the governor. he mentions christie's commitment to education and refers to him as a great man. the election is set for november 5th. >> didn't see that one coming. the "new york times" a new study finds children are returning to mobile devices more often than after. children have started using smartphones and kindles. they are using devices earlier. the study found 70% of children now have a tablet device of their own. >> i was in the apple store this weekend. i was there for eight hours. >> how was that for you? >> not fun. they had this little table wit
did not make that argument in 2005 when the senate confirmed janice rogers brown and thomas griffith to the tenth and 11th judgeships on the d.c. circuit. mr. president, i ask for order in the senate, please. the presiding officer: the chamber will be in order. mr. durbin: back in 2005 when the senate concurred with the tenth and 11th judgeships in the d.c. circuit, they were the choices on the republican side of the aisle. even though these confirmations which we approved reduced the court's workload to fewer cases per active judge than what we see as president obama sends his nominees to the senate. on april 5, the judicial conference of the united states, which is led by chief justice john roberts, made its federal judgeship recommendations for the 113th congress. the judicial conference is nonpartisan, and according to a letter -- to its letter, its recommendations reflect the judgeship needs of the federal judiciary. the judicial conference did not recommend stripping any judgeships from the d.c. circuit, so this argument on the other side of the aisle is not supported by the su
don't have time to look at this little brown baby. >> and in this scenario i am assuming it is a little indian baby, if it is a white baby i would say that is disgusting, white babies are gross, i'm sorry. they are like regular babies that aren't ripe yet. >> rose: do you write all the time? do you co constantly wri? >> i do, at a certain point, you know, sometimes i would take a break from like writing the stand-up and then i realized that is dumb and i should just keep going because you get in a groove and, you know, even with this new special, i am kind of at the point where it is kind of close to being done and then i just hit like a new topic i really want to get into. i went to a friend's wedding and, you know, i talk about marriage and how scary it is and everything and i saw my friend's wedding and his vows and the girl's vows were unbelievable, so beautiful, like everyone in the audience was really moved, and i just heard it like, wow, if i felt that, i wouldn't be scared of marriage at all. and then i just started writing about that, and about divorce and, you
york. sandy triggered a massive fire that swept across the area. terrell brown is in the area. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. as you mentioned, this is the neighborhood that burnt to the ground. now, everything you see here behind me is brand new. some homeowners, at least those that can. others still don't have a home 12 months after the storm. nearly a year ago these are some of the storm's first images after the aftermath. calling a superstorm when it made land fall. floodwaters destroyed homes and bhep that seawall hit electrical wires, areas laid to waste. some 650,000 homes were destroyed and 8.5 million oncustomers were without power. as for the total cost the low end estimate sits at $50 billion. >> by and large we were not prepared except for emergency measures. meaning there were recreation plans in place. >> years later, thousands attempted ro rebuild. >> reporter: he had no doubt he'd return after sandy tore through his home. >> if wi were this height prior to sandy, our house wouldn't have have been affected. it will sit 14 fight
. terrell brown is in the area. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. as you mentioned, this is the neighborhood that burnt to the ground. now, everything you see here behind me is brand new. some homeowners, at least those that can. others still don't have a home 12 months after the storm. nearly a year ago these are some of the storm's first images after the aftermath. calling a superstorm when it made land fall. floodwaters destroyed homes and bhep that seawall hit electrical wires, areas laid to waste. some 650,000 homes were destroyed and 8.5 million oncustomers were without power. as for the total cost, the low end estimate sits at $50 billion. >> by and large we were not prepared except for emergency measures. meaning there were recreation plans in place. >> years later, thousands attempted ro rebuild. >> reporter: he had no dbt he'd return after sandy tore through his home. >> if wi were this height prior to sandy, our house wouldn't have have been affected. it will sit 14 fight above. >> it's going make this house stronger and more resep tense. but he says it d
oliver wendell holmes wrote in the 1920s of brown versus united states quote detached reflection cannot be demanded in presence of an uplifted knife. nearly a century later we shouldn't demand more of crime victims. of course any self-defense role there's the potential for injustice. for example, in a two-person altercation, one may be dead and the other dubiously claims self-defense. these cases like trayvon martin's, implicates the self-defense justification generally. if george zimmerman were the aggressive and has no self-defense rights at all. if trayvon attack is imminent in question was someone recently believed he was in danger but not what he could have retreated. if zimmerman provoked the confrontation he lost the protection of stand your ground law. in short, hard cases make skewed policy debates. while anti-gun lobbyists have used trayvon martin to pitch all sorts of gun control laws, what they really targeted is the right to armed self-defense. with stand your ground law's, yes, prosecutors need to show evidence to counter claims of self-defense, not simply argue that the s
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